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Mammoth plant closes in Holland Township, 65 jobs lost

Mammoth Inc. officials contacted Michigan Works earlier this spring to let them know of the pending plant closure Full News here – Oakland Business

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Raw video: Sky4 over fire at Canadian plant

Raw video: Sky4 over fire at Canadian plant A massive fire in Canada is billowing smoke that can be seen for miles in Detroit. The fire is burning at a building for Bonduelle Food, which processes canned and frozen vegetables. The fire was reported around 3 a.m. Friday. No injuries have been … Full News […]

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Peruvian developer ready to remake Packard plant

Corey Williams Associated Press – Where others have failed to follow through on plans to either restore the Packard plant or tear it down, Fernando Palazuelo says he will follow through on his promises to clean it out and fix it up; bring in apartments, retail shops, high-tech entrepreneurs, light industrial operations and artist studios; […]

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Packard Plant: Peruvian developer ready to remake infamous car plant

Massive chunks of concrete hang menacingly from what remains of an upper floor at a gutted building at the vacant Packard car plant, a time-decayed symbol of Detroit’s finer things and luxury vehicles. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Steelcase to close a second European plant

The Grand Rapids office furniture-maker plans to sell or close a factory outside Strasbourg, France where it has a workforce of between 200 to 250 employees. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Detroit’s Packard Plant owner in his own words: ‘Sorry, I’m not a millionaire’ and ‘I still have very big debts’

Everyone runs aground at some point, so maybe for Palazuelo – who by his own words was living in a downtown apartment where he and his family had to share the bathroom with 15 other people including “druggers” – was just a hiccup for an otherwise shrewd businessman getting back on his feet. Full News […]

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Detroit's Packard Plant owner Fernando Palazuelo says taxes on property will

Detroit's Packard Plant owner Fernando Palazuelo says taxes on property will … DETROIT, MI – The owner of the sprawling, abandoned Packard Plant on Detroit's east side said that his lawyers are handling the payment of taxes on the property, which the Wayne County Treasurers office confirmed Wednesday to MLive are currently … Full News here […]

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Detroit’s Packard Plant owner Fernando Palazuelo says taxes on property will be paid, development plans moving forward

The owner of the sprawling, abandoned Packard Plant on Detroit’s east side said that his lawyers are handling the payment of taxes on the property, which the Wayne County Treasurers office confirmed Wednesday to MLive are currently delinquent. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Official: Deal to be signed soon for museum at Rosie’s plant

Associated Press – The signing of a purchase agreement is imminent, but construction of the Yankee Air Museum won’t get underway until autumn at the earliest, said an aviation enthusiast leading an effort to save from demolition a portion of the Detroit-area plant where the original Rosie the Riveter worked 70 years ago. Full News […]

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Fall injures worker at Wastewater Treatment Plant in Detroit

A worker’s torso was punctured this morning after he fell at the Wastewater Treatment Plant in southwest Detroit. Full News here – freep

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GM plant helping raise awareness of rare disorder; benefit concert Saturday

mployees of one of General Motors Co.’s largest Michigan production facilities are rallying together to help raise awareness of an incurable disorder that is impacting one of their fellow employees and his family. Hawke Adams, 5-year-old son of quality engineer Jason Adams at GM Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly, has hydrocephalus – a disorder that causes excessive accumulation […]

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GM plant helping raise awareness of rare disorder; benefit concert Saturday

mployees of one of General Motors Co.’s largest Michigan production facilities are rallying together to help raise awareness of an incurable disorder that is impacting one of their fellow employees and his family. Hawke Adams, 5-year-old son of quality engineer Jason Adams at GM Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly, has hydrocephalus – a disorder that causes excessive accumulation […]

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Once slated for closure, Chrysler celebrates production of new Chrysler 200 at Metro Detroit’s Sterling Heights Assembly Plant

There is 5 million square feet of floor space at the Sterling Heights facilities. The plant employs 2,775 workers, including 2,576 hourly positions and 199 salaried ones. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Urban Exploration: Abandoned Packard Automotive Plant – Detroit, MI – Detroit Video

For the full 90 minute uncut version of this video, goto http://youtube.com/Mrfucktardsillyface http://www.facebook.com/TheUnknownCameraman. Video Rating: 4 / 5

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John Carlisle: Some Detroiters living with Marathon plant pollution find peace – at a price

A couple years ago, after decades of complaints about the pollution from the plant, Marathon embarked on a plan to buy out the whole neighborhood, tear down the houses and create a 100-acre buffer zone around it. Nine out of 10 residents jumped to take the offer. But a handful chose to stay. Full News […]

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